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2012-07-21 23:02:46

Web Map Connects Moviegoers with Over 430 Drive-Ins Across North America Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 MapMuse has announced the release of a major data update to its Drive-In Movie Theaters Locator Map, a free web application that serves as a guide to drive-in theaters across the USA and Canada. In addition to locating operating drive-ins with spot-on accuracy, the map provides moviegoers with background information, photos, and web links for each theater. “Maps of places that...

2012-07-03 23:03:41

App Connects Nature and History Enthusiasts with 5,000 National Parks, Monuments, Museums, Lodges, and Historic Properties Across the Country Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 MapMuse today announced the release of the Parks and Rec Locator, an app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch that plots the locations of national recreation sites across America. Included among the more than 5,000 listings are national parks, monuments, lakes, trails, museums, lodges, and monuments that members...

Climate Change Will Have An Effect On Basin Water Availability Nationwide
2012-05-21 03:13:33

Climate change projections indicate a steady increase in temperature progressing through the 21st century, generally resulting in snowpack reductions, changes to the timing of snowmelt, altered streamflows, and reductions in soil moisture, all of which could affect water management, agriculture, recreation, hazard mitigation, and ecosystems across the nation. Despite some widespread similarities in climate change trends, climate change will affect specific water basins in the U.S....

2012-03-30 23:00:44

App Connects iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Users with Main Street Programs Across the Country Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 MapMuse today announced the release of Main Street Locator, a free app that connects users with historic Main Street districts across the USA. Main Street, Inc. is a grassroots economic development initiative sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation that helps revitalize commercial districts through preservation-based strategies....


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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